Genesis Columbia Road Bike 2016

Product Code: 145605
£ 695.00 GBP
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Product Description

The Columbia Rd combines classic Mixte-inspired frame lines and a low-step through frame with the contemporary performance of modern disc brakes in an eminently practical and stylish package.

To describe the Columbia Road as a 'women’s specific' bike would be doing this bike a huge disservice. It's true, the low diagonal toptube design was originally conceived for more flattering riding in skirts/dresses and easier mounts/dismounts (and the Columbia Rd does this very well), but look beyond that and you'll see the ideal, easy-access bicycle for both men and women alike, with poor flexibility, old niggling injuries who are otherwise being prevented from riding by restrictive frame designs.

Features

Mjölnir chromoly

AKA ‘Thor’s Hammer’ and pronounced ‘Myol-n(ee)r‘ (rolls off the tongue, eh?). Our double-butted, cold-drawn, seamless, Taiwanese chromoly tubeset also goes by the aliases of 4130, Cr-Mo and Chromo. It’s a like-for-like replacement for other, identical branded chromoly tubing and ultimately means a saving can be passed onto you via either a healthy price drop or a little more room for up-speccing elsewhere without sacrificing performance.

1x9 Drivetrain

Whilst the simplified, pared-down 1x9 gearing might look like we're scrimping on spec, the reality is that you're paying for the gears you're actaully going to be using. X9 gears, with a perfect urban range that's not too spinny on the flats but with plenty in reserve for those unexpected short, sharp ascents.

XL Mudguards

45mm Chromoplastic mudguards are a custom extended length with the longest mudflaps we could find resulting in excellent coverage - dry toes for you and minimal spray for following riders.

Mechanical disc brakes

Shimano TourneyTX mechanical disc brakes are paired with Jagwire KEB-SL compression-less cable outer for optimal braking performance.

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Specifications

Frame and Fork

Frame: Genesis Mjölnir Seamless Double-Butted Cromoly

Fork: Cr-Mo Unicrown Disc

Headset: FSA TH-857 Semi-Cartridge

Colour: Morris Blue

Weight: 13.92kg (Med w/o pedals)

Sizes: S/M/L

Transmission

Shifters: Shimano Altus SL-M370 (R/H only)

Rear Derailleur: Shimano Altus RD-M370

Front Derailleur: N/A

Chainset: Samox 40T Single w/ Chainguard

Bottom Bracket: TH BB-7420ST, 68x122.5mm

Chain: KMC X9

Freewheel: Shimano CS-HG300, 11-34T

Wheels and Braking

Hubs: Joytech Centrelock Disc

Rims: Alex Rims MD19, 32H

Spokes: 14G Stainless Silver w/ Brass Nipples

Tyres: Kenda K-West w/ K-Shield, 700x35c

Brakes: Shimano TourneyTX BR-TX805 w/ 160mm Rotors & Jagwire KEB-SL Compresionless Outer

Brake Levers: Tektro CL-330-RS

Contact Zones

Handlebars: Genesis Town Riser, 32mm Rise x 46

Stem: Genesis Road (+/-7

Grips: Genesis DuraCork Black

Saddle: Genesis Town Womens

Seatpost: Genesis

Seat Clamp

Pedals: VP-936A

Geometry

Columbia Rd Geometry

FRAME SIZES S M L
1 - Horizontal Toptube Length (mm) 571 597 625
2 - Seat Angle (°) 72 72 72
3 - Headtube Length (mm) 165 185 210
4 - Head Angle (°) 71 71 71
5 - Seat Tube Length (C-T, mm) 420 480 540
6 - BB Drop (mm) 73 73 73
7 - Chanstay Length (mm) 450 450 450
8 - Fork Offset (mm) 55 55 55
9 - Trail (mm) 60 60 60
10 - Wheelbase Length (mm) 1059 1086 1114
11 - Standover (mm) 644 645 648
12 - Stack (mm) 603 622 646
13 - Reach (mm) 375 395 415
Stem (mm) 80 90 100
Handlebar (mm) 590 610 610
Crankarm (mm) 165 170 170